A site column is a reusable column definition, or template, that you can assign to multiple lists across multiple SharePoint sites.

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Item , Announcement etc Parent Content Type is not avaliable Under List Content Types

Different Parent Content Types like Item, Announcement, Issue, Contact are not avaliable under List Content Types While Creating New Content Types in Site Settings, above content types are not ...
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How To Hide List Column in SharePoint 2010

how can i hide this column as hidden option is greyed out(not available).
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How to clone columns in lists in SP 2013?

I have a list, where I want to have a lot of columns with different name but identical type. The type shall be "choice" whith some predefined choices. Edit: detailed explanation of my goal: I need ...
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Site column does not exist in SPFieldCollection.SPWeb.Fields

Could please someone explain to me why does the following happen?: I have a simple text-type Site column that I'm trying to deploy as a part of a feature with a "Site" scope. The column is deployed ...
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What is the proper way to enable tagging to all documents in a site collection

I am using SP2013 on-premise. In order to enhance search experience, I want to enable tagging for all documents. In Site settings -> Site Content Type, I open Document. Then I "add column to existing ...
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How will be KQL query returned all the library columns, site columns and their values?

How will be KQL query returned all the library columns, sitecolumns and their values ? Just like the REST-API retrieve all field values of a specific list item by ...
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Column Summary Links don't work

i need to insert multiple links in my list item and i have seen that exists a type of site column named "Summary Links". This column works in edit, allowing me to add multiple links and groups. the ...
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Yes/No Column default value not set

I have a yes/no column with a default value of No. This column is defined at the site collection level and is first included in a content type which is the parent content type of several others. ...
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Inserting a content type column into a sharepoint library or document set

I have a document library with several documents within it. The documents are of various content types. My question is i'd like to configure a view of the library where i can see which content type ...
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How to delete taxonomy field?

I usually use SharePoint Manager 2013 in order to delete taxonomy fields, so I can delete the hidden note field along with it, i.e. a field called Organization and Organization_0. In my production ...
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Count of documents based on site column content across multiple site collections?

I have a requirement for a dashboard and wondering how to implement in best possible way. I guess CSOM + REST is the only option Requirement: Have multiple site collections with one Document ...
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Can i create site columns, content types by publishing a sharepoint-hosted APP

I am working on SharePoint 2013 server and I like the idea of creating site columns & content types using visual studio as this allow me to easily manage the artifacts among my different farms, ...
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How to create a custom decimal format field in Sharepoint

I want to create a custom decimal format field in Sharepoint with structure #####.#####. Example: If you enter 1.05 this field will return 00001.05000
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List content type is missing site columns from the site content type

I followed these steps in creating this list. I've been successful using this method in other lists on this site. Create any new site columns needed. Create the site content type. Add the site ...
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List all the default site content types and site columns in sp 2010?

I want to get all the default site content types and site columns in sp 2010?
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SP2013: Site columns: lookup to custom list, or select list?

I'm looking for some advice on whether to implement a custom site column as a lookup to a custom list, or a simple drop down? What are the pros and cons of each? Which method better serves for data ...
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Set list column content type based on condition

I am trying to create a column that will display a person or group content type (with active presence displayed) for all Active Directory users and/or a single line of text for all inactive users no ...
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New Column added programmatically to Content Type in Hub not propagating to the List in SharePoint 2013

I have a SharePoint 2013 Multi Tenant environment. I have a Content Type Hub, a Root Site and a Document Center in addition to a Tenant Admin site in every tenant. I have a Custom Visual Studio ...
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Content types not updating from the hub.

We have a web application for Intranet. Inside this web application I have created a site collection for content type hub, and the Intranet is on the root site collection. Until recently I could ...
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Best approach to remove the title field from my issue tracking list

I want to add an issue tracking list, which have the following custom columns:- Book Name Book Description Book Author published date Publish status. now to achieve this i did the following ...
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Can two site columns with same ID in two solutions, deployed to two site collections in same farm interfear?

I have found a weird behavior of SP2013: I have 2 WSP solutions In each, there is elements.xml file containing site column. In both solutions, ID and Name of columns is the same. Site column is of ...
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Lookup doesn't work on field that has taxonomy field

Is there any reason why lookup field in one list would stop working when taxonomy field is added to other list that lookup is referenced to? Before adding the taxonomy field lookup was working just ...
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Manage Site Columns, Content Types and WSPs

I have a SharePoint 2013 site with Multi Tenancy configured. I have a Managed Metadata Service also configured in Partitioned Mode since it is a multi tenant environment. I have a Visual Studio ...
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Calculated field based on a field in another list

I would like to create a calculated field which requires a digit. This digit must be between a Max and Min value which are two ListItems in another list. How can I create a formula for this calucated ...
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How does sharepoint deal with the column internal names as defined inside the site level Vs. as defined inside the list level

I want to move my lists items from one list "SourceList" to another List "Destinationist", so i write the following script:- $web = get-spweb "http://*****/teamsites/SoftwareDevelopment/" $list = ...
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Column 'TaskDueDate' does not exist. It may have been deleted by another user

I have the following Power-Shell script to copy an item from one list named "Action" to another list named "Risk Issue":- $web = get-spweb "http://***/businessfunctions/UserSupportDelivery/" $list = ...
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why the Issue tracking list has its Description field's internal name as “Comment”

I have added an Issue tracking list inside my team site collection. and when i checked its built-in fields, i have noted that the Description field internal name is "comment" instead of being ...
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Termstore invalid GUID after migrating

A site has been migrated from one environment to another. Some of the site columns in the site which have terms to select from the term store, are displaying as red. I am thinking that is due to ...
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Propogate changes to Description site column in Event content type

I'm trying to change the Description column in the default Event content type to plain text. I can save the change, but it doesn't propagate down to our lists that use the content type. Does this ...
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Mixing aspx pages and files in a document library

I'm working on a SharePoint 2013 publishing site that currently has a document library of files (.docx, .xlsx, etc.). The files are given metadata like category and tags to feed into the site's ...
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How to Migrate from List Column to Site Column on existing Document Library

I work for a company that creates third party software that interfaces with SharePoint. The way we setup SharePoint now to work with our software is to use content types and site columns. However ...
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Use site column (metadata) as search criteria in the out of box search box in sharepoint 2010

If I have a site column(metadata) called for example state set on a library, and I have uploaded some documents in my library with a value on that site column(metadata). I will like to know if, Out ...
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Restore a deleted field (site column)

I had to add a Content Type to a list. The Content Type contained Site Column Priority which was a drop down, and the list already had. After I added the content type I removed the old Priority column ...
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Getting lookup values from another site in the same site collection

the same site collection has two sites: Site A and B. In site A, there's a list named "A.1". In Site B, there's a list named "B.1". If I add a site column (in site collection level) named ...
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Remove part of text value with powershell

I am using PowerShell to copy the value from one column to another in a document library. The source column is the name field. So far I have this script and it works fine. $web = Get-SPWeb -Identity ...
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Removing a Site Column - Error

Sticky problem here. All I've seen with Powershell is 2010 code, but I'm on the 365/Online version of Sharepoint. I need to delete two site columns. I've removed them from everything I could ...
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Document Library Created Using Template Shows Field Internal Name

I have created a Document Library Template using "Save as template" option from library settings page. When I create a new document library using that template it shows a site columns internal name ...
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The additional field I have added to my Lookup Site Column isn't showing up in my list?

I am using a lookup site column in my LIST2 that also automatically picks up other fields from the original LIST1. I have now added an additional date field from LIST1 to my site column - but it isn't ...
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Access lookup Site column from subsite

Is it possible to create a lookup site column at root site and access it from its subsite? I created it using site column template at root site and it was accessible at root site when added it to a ...
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Order of Items in a single feature

Can we set order for items in a single feature? I was trying to create a site column of type lookup for which the lookup-list should be created first after that only we can create the column. In my ...
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Setup a custom content type and set 'Expires' field mandatory but actually not

We have created a custom content type "SpecialAnnouncement" which is inherit from OOTB content type "Announcement". In the "SpecialAnnouncement" we change "Expires" (date field) from optional to ...
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DateTime field display diffrent values when editing and when viewing

We have an Office 365 2013 Business Premium subscription and are using Sharepoint online as our Intranet solution. Our problem seems related to DateTimeField and timezone conversion problem The ...
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What are the available approaches to programmatically create site columns and content types in SharePoint 2013?

I want to create some site columns and content types programmatically, since I need to create some site columns with the same display name as existing columns, and this can not be done using the CA ...
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Creating site columns using Visual Studio

I am in a situation that i need to create 2 site columns named "Asset Type" of type "Drop-down List" that have the same name (Asset Type), but different choices. But using the CA UI i can not create ...
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Modifying the build-in site columns ,, should this always be avoided

I have a team site collection inside SharePoint server 2013. Now I added a new issue tracking list, where the build-in site columns such as priority, status, description,comments,assigned to etc ...
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Meta keywords Vs Keywords Vs Enterprise Keywords inside sharepoint 2013

I have created a brand new site collection of type enterprise wiki 2013. And when I checked its built-in site columns I found three columns related to keywords named:- Meta keywords Keywords ...
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Replace URL column in SharePoint 2013 list with a Download Button

I have a custom list with different document references. The SharePoint list has a column for the URL of the document. For the purpose of cleanliness, I'd like to replace the URL of each list item ...
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Best way to deploy new custom columns, contentype, and list instances?

I created in Visual Studio some new custom columns, these custom columns are inside my custom contenttype. I created a new list instance which is using this custom contenttype. What is the best way ...
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My Deployed Site Column Lookup Isn't Referencing the List

I have a SharePoint list that was created through the SharePoint UI (i.e. not through code/features/packages). I'm trying to define a site column in my feature/package that is a lookup to this table. ...
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Creating a site column of type Choice using Powershell script gives error

I have written a powershell script to create site columns in the site. I am able to create site columns of type text and number but when I try creating columns of type Choice I get error. The ...